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In Depth (Smoking Bans) #839352

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on cities & towns with smoking bans cited.

(Phoenix: Lea Thompson) The questionable methods used by tobacco companies in some states trying to pass smoking bans examined; details given about initiatives in Ohio and Arizona, including the Smoke Free Ohio & Smoke Free Arizona anti-smoking campaigns and the Smoke Less Ohio & Arizona Non-Smoker Protection Act, which are backed by tobacco companies; hidden camera video shown of petition gatherers denying they are being paid by cigarette makers. [American Cancer Society CEO John SEFFRIN†- objects to the tobacco companies’ tactics.] [Arizona Non-Smoker Protection Committee Camilla STRONGIN†- denies the petition is misleading.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Lea

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